Caterpillar & Continental Partner for Off-Highway Truck Tires

The partnership, underlining Continental’s growth strategy in the earthmoving segment, makes Caterpillar Off-Highway Rigid Dump Truck models globally available with Continental RDT-Master tires.

Continental RDT-Master now approved for Caterpillar Off-Highway truck models.
Continental RDT-Master now approved for Caterpillar Off-Highway truck models.

Continental has announced its most recent original equipment approval of the RDT-Master off-the-road (OTR) tire. It is approved for use on Caterpillar’s Off-Highway Truck machine models globally and indicated in the price lists. With this, customers can specify their Off-Highway Truck models with Continental RDT-Master tires ex works. 

Continental’s RDT-Master has been designed to meet the rigorous demands of construction and mining operations. Facing the multiple requirements of earthmoving tire fitments, the range includes three different sizes: 18.00 R33, 21.00 R33, and 24.00 R35. These tire sizes are approved for CAT 770, 772, 773, 775, and 775 WTR machine models. 

This endorsement marks a milestone for Continental highlighting the quality, durability and performance of its tires in the earthmoving segment.

With this commitment to innovation and sustainability, Continental delivers all its radial earthmover tires like the RDT-Master as intelligent tires. These are featuring the latest Bluetooth-enabled sensor Generation II ex-factory ready for digital tire management. This allows all customers to read essential tire life data as air pressure and temperature directly via their smartphone without extra invests. Digital tire management decisively increases operational safety while it ensures a maximum service life. This helps reduce the total cost of ownership and promotes sustainable use of materials. 

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